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2017 Swings & Roundabouts Shiraz

2017 Swings & Roundabouts Shiraz

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SKU: SRSHIR17

WINEMAKER’S NOTES

 

This is an excellent example of the style of Northern Margaret River Shiraz. Medium bodied, with very attractive spice and dark pepper fruit flavours, it has a rich fleshy palate and balanced tannin persistence. 

 

 

TASTING NOTES

 

Colour:  Very deep crimson purple - red with a dark core and edge.

 

Aroma: Rich lifted aromas of spice and dark fruits with some fine American oak. Some earthiness and complexity, this is a fine, fleshy expression of Shiraz.

 

Palate:  Rich and layered fruit, fine tannins across the palate are backed up by concentrated dark and juicy fruit flavours.

 

Food matching:  Wagyu Beef or Game Meats.

 

Cellaring:  Five years with ease.

 

Alcohol:  14.4% vol.  Standard drinks:  approx. 8.5

 

 

 

 

TECHNICAL NOTES

Region:  Margaret River

Vintage notes: A coolish year in Margaret River, producing bright aromatic red wines that are soft fleshy and expressive. A warm start was followed by a cool weather all the way through to see reds with rich soft tannins and bright varietal flavours.

 

Composition:  100% Shiraz

Winemaking:  Picked early morning, grapes were crushed directly to open fermenters with about 15% going to new American Oak after pressing. At the conclusion of 12 months maturation, the wine was racked, clarified and bottled.

pH:  3.55

Acidity:  6.30 g/l

Residual sugar:  Dry

Closure:  Screw cap